January 11, 2022 Workshop Meeting

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January 11, 2022 – Workshop Meeting

A WORKSHOP MEETING of the Stillwater Township Committee was called to order by Mayor Scott at 7:02 a.m. noting the meeting date, time and place were sent the New Jersey Herald and posted at the Town Hall, on the Township’s website and advised those present that this meeting was being held in compliance with provisions of P.L. 1975, Chapter 231, Sections 4 & 13.

The flag was saluted.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: held in Town Hall

After the reading of the following Resolution to enter into Executive Session, a motion was made by Mr. Fisher, seconded by Ms. Chammings and carried by roll call vote to adopt the resolution permitting the Committee to go into Executive Session at 7:06 p.m.

WHEREAS, Section 8 of the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 permits the exclusion of the public from a meeting under certain circumstances; and

WHEREAS, this public body is of the opinion that such circumstances presently exist.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Township Committee of the Township of Stillwater, in the County of Sussex and State of New Jersey as follows:

1. The public shall be excluded from that portion of this meeting.

2. The general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows: Contract, Litigation/Potential Litigation.

3. As nearly as can now be ascertained, the matter or matters to be discussed at this time will be disclosed to the public when such matters are resolved.

By a motion was made by Ms. Chammings, seconded by Mr. Fisher to conclude Executive Session at 8:40 p.m., to resume public session unanimously carried by voice vote.

Mayor Scott began a discussion with the Township Committee Members about the two firm/auditors interviewed during Executive Session. Each member was given a chance to give their opinion of the current auditing firm and the potential new firm. Mayor Scott said he would like to move the resolution on the agenda to appoint a municipal auditor until the next meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2022.

Upon Motion by Ms. Chammings, seconded by Mrs. Rumsey Resolution 2022-02 will be tabled to February 18, 2022. Roll Call Vote: Mr. Barta, yes, Mrs. Rumsey, yes, Mr. Fisher, yes, Ms. Chammings, yes, Mayor Scott, yes.

There being no further business, Mr. Scott made a motion to adjourn the budget meeting at 11:20 a.m., seconded by Mr. Barta. In a voice vote, all were in favor.

Respectfully submitted,

Lynda Knott, RMC


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